Electrical Design/Project Engineer

Recruiter
Ambrose Recruitment
Location
Gloucester
Salary
£30 - £35/hour
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Electrical Project Engineer required for exciting opportunity with leading design and systems integrator of turnkey materials handling solutions predominantly for the food industry.

As Electrical Project Engineer you will provide an effective project engineering resource on large projects and manage small projects too. 

Responsibilities & accountabilities of Electrical Project Engineer: 

- Assume direct control and responsibility for all electrical controls aspects of projects allocated
- Prepare detailed project plans and support internal planning meetings
- Co-ordinate activities of the electrical controls team based on close liaison and effective communication with the Manufacturing Manager
- Provide technical support and guidance to associated areas i.e. design, workshop, buying and installation
- Communicate directly with customers and suppliers
- Contribute and / or convene brainstorming sessions where required
- Identify need for additional training
- Preparation of purchase requisitions and follow up on deliveries, through relevant channels
- Provide technical guidance and support to the sales and marketing team
- Adopt total financial control of all projects to ensure profitability
- Support accounts department in preparation of project costings and report progress to fortnightly project review meetings
- Work closely with the installation and commissioning team to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and awareness of work to be completed against defined timescales.
- Co-ordinate activities and usage of contract labour and third party suppliers
- Prepare method statements and risk assessments in support of all site work
- Preparation of documentation i.e. CE manuals in accordance with relevant standards and legal obligations
- Provide cover to the electrical manufacturing facility as required
- Support testing of all electrical controls to ensure full compliance with associated legislation and customer specifications.

The ideal experience of the Electrical Project Engineer:

- Experienced in electrical circuit design with the ability to create and modify schematic drawings
- Experienced in EPLAN preferably and if not AutoCAD Electrical
- Experienced in reading and changing AutoCAD mechanical drawings
- Microsoft excel, word and PowerPoint experience
- Scrutinise customer contracts prior to project commencement to ensure the scope of supply is adhered to and understood
- Be compliant with health & safety rules and regulations and ensure these are applied to the project
- Have experience and or understanding of SISTEMA
- Have experience and or understand of working with plc and hmi installations
- Have experience and or understanding of working with robots